Health Tip: Recognizing a Skin Allergy

By on September 7, 2010

Allergic skin conditions may include eczema and hives. But how do you know if you have one?

The American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology offers these typical symptoms of a skin allergy:

  • An unusual rash.
  • Skin that appears red, scaly or itchy.
  • Swelling of the eyelids, genitals or mouth.
  • Skin that appears dry and flaky.
  • Skin that blisters or looks inflamed.

Source: HealthDay

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